This Day in History: 1945-03-20

CAC CA-12 Boomerang A46-97 of 83 Squadron RAAF crashed 4 miles west of Exeter NSW on 20 March 1945. The aircraft was on a ferry flight from 4 Aircraft Depot Kalgoorlie, WA to 83 Squadron at Menangle, NSW. The pilot WOFF Donald Trevor Wrightson (425400) was killed. Sources: website; ADF-Serials